Photo credit: Roger Williams Park Zoo.

6/30 Zoobilee: Feast with the Beasts

Why: Take a ride on the wild side! Attend an adults-only bash at the zoo featuring mouth-watering specialties from area restaurants, caterers and bars. Plus, enjoy live music, dancing and more. Proceeds support Roger Williams Park Zoo’s education and wildlife conservation programs. Party animals must be twenty-one and older to attend.
Where: Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence.
More info: 785-3510, rwpzoo.org.

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The Famous Wheeler Clothing and More Sale @ The Wheeler School Madden Gymnasium
The Famous Wheeler Clothing and More Sale @ The Wheeler School Madden Gymnasium
Apr 13 all-day
THE FAMOUS WHEELER CLOTHING & MORE SALE April 12-14 70 Years Strong! Now in its seventieth year, The Famous Wheeler Clothing & More Sale returns bigger and better than ever! The Wheeler School’s Madden Gymnasium at 407 Brook Street (between Angell and Meeting Streets) on the East Side of Providence will once again transform into an amazing “pop up” department...
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 13 all-day
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon tea is served at both 1 and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from April 10–May 4 and will cost $24 for members and $32 for non-members. The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones...
Project GOAL 2018 GOAL Cup Cocktail Night Kick Off @ Rhode Island Country Club
Project GOAL 2018 GOAL Cup Cocktail Night Kick Off @ Rhode Island Country Club
Apr 13 all-day
Project GOAL 2018 GOAL Cup Cocktail Night Kick Off @ Rhode Island Country Club | Barrington | Rhode Island | United States
Mingle and network with area businesses and supporters while meeting our families and alumni in an evening of auctions, raffles, food and drinks. Former professional soccer player, Grassroot Soccer Co-Founder and Survivor Africa Winner Ethan Zohn will be our host for the evening bringing awareness to the need for affordable and accessible programming for Rhode Island inner-city youth. Join us...
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
Apr 13 all-day
The Community Players present "Forever Plaid" @ Jenks Auditorium | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
The Community Players round out their ninety-seventh season with the heavenly musical, Forever Plaid. A quartet of four school pals discover their mutual love of music, especially the close harmony of their idols: The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Lo’s and The Crew Cuts, and soon start rehearsing their music together. Naming themselves Forever Plaid, they are on their way to their...
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8:30 am Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
9:00 am Downtown Woony Clean Days Kick-Off @ Woonasquatucket River Greenway
Downtown Woony Clean Days Kick-Off @ Woonasquatucket River Greenway
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Downtown Woony Clean Days Kick-Off @ Woonasquatucket River Greenway
Local business and volunteers are teaming up with the WRWC River Rangers to clean up Promenade Street and Kinsley Avenue between Providence Place Mall and Eagle Square. Join us to paint, mulch, and do litter sweeps as we get ready for exciting changes to Downtown Woony. Join us this year in celebrating the twenty-fifth Anniversary of Fred Lippitt’s Vision of...
10:00 am To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
10:30 am Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Apr 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
This four week class offers a great opportunity for adults and seniors to let go of their every day worries and explore and experiment with their creative expression! Instructor Patty Martucci will lead participants through a new intuitive painting exercise each week. Leave your stress behind and join in on some pure creative fun!
11:00 am An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 8, gallery hours are...
11:00 am Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
11:00 am Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Notes of Spring will be sounded in spring arrangements at Blithewold Mansion. A flower show of the same name was held at the mansion by Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon in 1967. Be sure to visit the Mansion for this exhibition of fresh, seasonal flowers in honor of Marjorie’s love of flower arranging and in celebration of the ephemeral season of...
11:00 am Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 8, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 to May 26. For the week of April 8, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m....
12:00 pm 2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Selected work from students of the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Program. Guest Juror, Rhode Island Artist Max Van Pelt. Open April 4-27, Monday-Friday noon-4 p.m. Reception and Awards Ceremony April 5, 3:45-5:00 p.m..
12:00 pm IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on "Connections," Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Yolanda Mazzoni, guest artist Maria Hall and teen artists affiliated with the Boston-based Artists for Humanity organization as part of a group exhibit March 22 through April 29 at IMAGO Gallery located on 36 Market St., in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, March...
12:00 pm Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Join us aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while the program series, which is inspired by images and texts in the exhibition, will offer cultural programs and educational activities for all ages that explore how and...
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
6:00 pm Wizard Wonders Girl Scout Adventures at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Wizard Wonders Girl Scout Adventures at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wizard Wonders Girl Scout Adventures at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Make magic happen at the Wizards’ Castle through creative problem-solving, hands-on science experiments and arts exploration! Construct catapults, design house banners and discover the magic of static electricity. Plus have plenty of time to play in the Museum’s exhibits!
6:30 pm iRest. Yoga Nidra @ The Island Heron Yoga
iRest. Yoga Nidra @ The Island Heron Yoga
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A six week series of Integrative Restoration. Based on the ancient teachings of meditation, iRest is an evidence-based transformative practice that leads to psychological, physical and spiritual healing and well-being. Its practice is integrative as it heals the various unresolved issues and traumas that are present in your body and mind, and restorative as it enables you to recognize your...
7:00 pm String Quartets and Wine at Greenvale Vineyards @ Greenvale Vineyards
String Quartets and Wine at Greenvale Vineyards @ Greenvale Vineyards
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm
String Quartets and Wine at Greenvale Vineyards @ Greenvale Vineyards | Portsmouth | Rhode Island | United States
On April 13 at 7 p.m., the Newport String Project brings an exciting program of chamber music to the intimate surrounds of Greenvale Vineyards! Join the musicians of the Newport String Project for an exploration of Haydn’s transformative impact on the genre of the string quartet. The event will also feature a performance of Grazyna Bacewicz’s Suite for Two Violins,...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
7:30 pm The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Based loosely on Charles Dickens’ final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1986, is a hilarious play-within-a-play set simultaneously in the town of Chesterham, England and in the nineteenth century Music Hall Royale. The “players” of the Music Hall are staging The Mystery of Edwin...
8:00 pm Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea by Julia Izumi ’19 MFA Directed by Kate Bergstrom ’18 MFA April 12-15 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Leeds Theatre Tickets: $15 (adults) / $12 (seniors) / $7 (students). Tickets are available from brown.edu/tickets or from the Box Office. Produced by Sock & Buskin and Brown University Department of Theatre Arts...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...